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Re: Syncrepl Questions

> I am not understanding what happens to my clients if something happens
> to my provider. In some replication systems when the main server fails
> you can start using the machine that was replicated to as your
> primary.

This is called Active-Active Hot Standby and can be done with MirrorMode.

> Does the consumer act as a slave machine? 

It can be, depends how you've set it up, which you have told us ;-)

> On each of my
> clients do I point them to the provider/consumer.

It depends on what your clients are doing, if it's all readonly, then point
them at both. Tell us more.

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